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Media Registration

Thank you for attending the 2016 Animal Biotech Summit! Check back for updates.

The Animal Biotech Summit (ABS) provides many opportunities for news stories. Complimentary registration is available to applicants with valid press credentials and media is invited to attend all programs. BIO will review submissions in the order they are received and send notification within 48 hours. Register today and pick up your complimentary badge at the registration desk onsite.


Affiliated/Credentialed Media (Broadcast, Online, Newspapers, Magazines, Newsletters, etc)

Please be advised you may be asked to provide valid press credentials which include:

•  A by-lined article published by their employing news agency within the past six months
•  A copy of publication masthead listing the individual’s primary position as an editor or reporter
•  Official photo identification issued by employing news agency or government

Freelance Journalists

Freelance writers may apply for complimentary media registration and must present the following:

•  A signed letter on company letterhead from your assignment editor confirming your assignment to cover the event
•  A by-lined story appearing in a verifiable print or electronic publication dated within the last six months


Bloggers will be considered for media registration on a case-by-case basis, and must provide three of their most recent blog posts on a biotechnology related subject for consideration.

Important Information

  • Marketing executives, sales representatives, public relations executives, analysts, consultants, authors and researchers may not register as media.
  • Advanced media registration is encouraged for all types of media including web-based, college and freelance reporters.
  • Videotaping and audio recording of sessions is prohibited without signed waivers from all session speakers. Please contact BIO Communications for more information.
  • BIO Communications is available to assist you with contacting companies and speakers, and setting up interviews. Please contact Caitlin Kennedy if you need assistance.


Looking to engage media at ABS? Learn more.


Karen Batra
Director, Food and Agriculture Communications
Phone: 202.962.9200

Caitlin Kennedy Eannello
Manager, Communications
Phone: 202.312.9288